Across Cultures

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Watch 60 films, 170 excerpts and over 80 archival artefacts selected by NFB specialists as part of this unique project.

One Sunday in Canada

One Sunday in Canada
1961, director: Gilles Carle

Excerpt (1:22)


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  Description     The film  
Italians first began immigration to Montreal at the beginning of the 20th century. In this 1961 film we are shown community life in the Italian quarter of Montreal. We are told that the men find it hard to get jobs, and the pay is lower than they expected. Soccer is a widely shared passion in the Italian community.